Locked up AdiRozenZvi2

Photo: Adi Rozen-Zvi


Life without


Of parole.

Robbed of


Wingspan clipped

To the lock

At the end of

A chain

Of events.


Without fault

But the adversity

And sorrow

Of its birth.




For the Tuesday Photo Challenge: Lock



32 thoughts on “Locked

    • Thank you … and indeed, yes, full of sadness. ๐Ÿ˜ฆ
      My niece took this photo when we were in Thailand last year. It is bad enough when wild animals — for all manner of tragedies and all-too-often man-made circumstances — aren’t able to live in nature as they’re meant to. It is a whole other level of tragedy when they are stolen from their mothers (often as infants) and spend their lives exploited, in chains.
      It is also, alas, a window into human slavery and trafficking, which are still reality for millions of people worldwide, including in ‘developed countries.’

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  1. Very sad. An image expresses more than any word … boundlessness, basic fracture, helplessness, despondency and painful acceptance. It evokes a lot of empathy and thought.


    • Thank you for the comment.
      Images are powerful, aren’t they?
      I can’t help but be curious, given our shared last name (I’m sorry if it should be obvious … It’s a big family and all that, AND is of course not the only family of this name besides …) – Can you tell me a bit about yourself? Hebrew is fine, too.


    • Hmm … Where did you send it? A message through this blog? Through the “contact Na’ama Yehuda” page? I don’t think I’d seen anything new come through there. Hebrew should be fine either way but I am not sure where you sent the message … Do you mind letting me know more specifically?


    • ืจืื™ืชื™ ืขื›ืฉื™ื•! ืžืฉื•ื ืžื” ืœื ื ืชืŸ ืœื™ ืœืขื ื•ืช ืœืš ื™ืฉื™ืจื•ืช ืฉื (ืื•ืœื™ ื™ืฉ ืื™ื–ื• ืชืงืœื”) ืื‘ืœ ืฉืžื—ืชื™ ืœืงืจื•ื ื•ื‘ืจื•ื›ื” ื”ื‘ืื” ืœื‘ืœื•ื’ – ืืช ื™ื›ื•ืœื” ืชืžื™ื“ ืœื”ื’ื™ื‘ ื‘ืขื‘ืจื™ืช ืื ืืช ืจื•ืฆื”–ื™ืฉ ื’ื ืื—ืจื™ื ืฉืœืคืขืžื™ื ืžืขื“ื™ืคื™ื, ื•ืœื™ ืžืžืฉ ืœื ืžืฉื ื”. ืžื” ืฉื™ื•ืชืจ ืงืœ ืœืš!
      ืžืฉืคื—ื” ื’ื“ื•ืœื” ื›ื ืจืื” ืžื’ื™ืขื” ื›ืขืกืงืช ื—ื‘ื™ืœื” ืขื ืฉื ื”ืžืฉืคื—ื” ืฉืœื ื•–ืื ืžืื•ืชื” ื”ื—ืžื•ืœื” ืื• ืžื—ืžื•ืœื” ืื—ืจืช … ืขื“ื™ื™ืŸ ื ื—ืžื“. ๐Ÿ™‚
      ืฉืชื”ื™ื” ืฉื‘ืช ืฉืœื•ื, ื ืขืžื”


  2. ืชื•ื“ื” ืจื‘ื” ๐Ÿ™‚
    ืฉื‘ื•ืข ื˜ื•ื‘!


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